INDIA & PAKISTAN

Pak condemn India for not allowing foreign journalists to visit Islamabad

Pak condemn India for not allowing foreign journalists to visit Islamabad

Islamabad: Senior ministers and national security adviser of Pakistan on Wednesday criticised New Delhi for denying permission to five foreign journalists based in India to visit Pakistan, saying that free speech and independent journalism was shrinking under the “insecure” Indian government, the Dawn reported.  The statements from Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Information Minister Fawad […]

‘Dialogue between India & Pakistan only solution to resolve territorial disputes in South Asia’: US

‘Dialogue between India & Pakistan only solution to resolve territorial disputes in South Asia’: US

LONDON: The US administration hopes that Pakistan will play a positive role in de-escalating violence in neighbouring Afghanistan, with a US State Department official saying “it is not in Pakistan’s interest to see Afghanistan in a civil war”, the Dawn reported.  The statement was made by Zed Tarar, a spokesperson for the US State Department, […]

Pak neither responsible for Taliban, nor are we their spokespersons: Imran Khan

Pak neither responsible for Taliban, nor are we their spokespersons: Imran Khan

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan cannot be held “responsible” for the actions of the Taliban in the aftermath of US and its allies’ ongoing withdrawal from Afghanistan, adding that his government is not a spokesperson for the militant group, the Dawn reported.  “What the Taliban are doing or aren’t doing has […]

6 Assam Cops Killed, Over 50 Injured In Firing Along Border With Mizoram: Report

6 Assam Cops Killed, Over 50 Injured In Firing Along Border With Mizoram: Report

Delhi: Six police officers from Assam were killed and fifty injured in the fresh violence that broke out today at the disputed Assam-Mizoram border, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said, the NDTV reported. There were reports of firing from the border area — which lie over Assam’s Cachar district and Mizoram’s Kolasib district […]

Imran Khan’s ruling party set to form next govt in PaK

Imran Khan’s ruling party set to form next govt in PaK

MUZAFFARABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) was all set to form the next government in Pakistan administered Kashmir on its own, as unofficial and unconfirmed results for 43 of the total 45 general seats of the Legislative Assembly suggested it being far ahead of its competitors, the Dawn reported.  The PTI won in 25 constituencies — […]

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